Peter von Tiesenhausen

Born 1959, New Westminster, British Columbia

Education

1979 - 1981 Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta, painting major

Extensive travel through Europe, Morocco, North and South America, New Zealand and Antarctica

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014 "Experience of the Precisely Sublime", Esker Foundation, Calgary, Alberta
2013 "Elevations", Art Gallery of Grande Prairie, Grande Prairie, Alberta
2009 "Mud, Tar, and Ashes," Willock and Sax Gallery, Banff, Alberta
2008 "Crude," Gallery Lambton, Sarnia, Ontario
"Peter von Tiesenhausen," Art Space Gallery, Jackson, Wyoming
2007 “Reckonings”, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, ON
“kleiner Mord” Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2006 “Convergence”,Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
2005 “The Natural and the Manufactured”, Odd Gallery, Dawson City, Yukon
“Requiem”, Two Rivers Art Gallery, Prince George, BC
“Multiple Truths”, Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, AB
2004 “Balance”, Gallery Connexion, Frederiction, New Brunswick
“Blind Faith”, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
“And then the Valley fell away”, Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
“Observation Points”, “Peace River, AB”, Alberta Winter Games
“Bell”, Installation for Canada Dance Festival, Ottawa, Ontario
2003 “Mecca”, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, February 2003, Calgary, Alberta
“Counterpoint”, Trepanier Baer Gallery, February 2003, Calgary, Alberta
2002 “The Watchers”, Deleon White Gallery, September 2002, Toronto, Ontario
“Full Circle”, Dawson Creek Art Gallery, Dawson Creek, BC
“The Watchers”, Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta
1997-2002 “Figure Journey”, Cross Canada drive with Forest Figures, Demmitt to Hamilton, Kitchener Waterloo Ont. to Pouch Cover, Newfoundland, ship to Tuktoyaktuk, NWT, through Yukon to Queen charlottes, BC to Demmitt, AB. Lectures throughout.
2001 “Ether”, Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta
“Illuminations”, Muse Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta
2000 “Return”, Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta
“Heaven/Hell”, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Ontario
“Deluge”, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
“Cairn” , Firing Event, Ike and Diana Lanier Farm, Southern Alberta
1999 “Essentials”, DeLeon White Gallery, King Street W, Toronto, Ontario
DeLeon White Gallery, Yorkville location, Toronto, Ontario
“Boat Burning”, Performance, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia
1998 “Le Vaisseau D’or”, Langage Plus, Alma, Quebec
“Lebensläufe”, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia
“Der Lichtgott” Summer Solstice Event, Ritzi Foundation, Hohenkarpfen, Germany
1997 “Forest Figures”, Stride Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, performance, installation,
and exhibition.
“Subject to Change”, Deleon White Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
“Subject to Change: Barrie” MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario
(two separate exhibitions)
1996 “Recent Work”, Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, Alberta
“The First 6 Years”, Unique Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta
“Maelstrom”, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, British Columbia
1995 “Making Myth in the Landscape”, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies,
Banff, Alberta
1994 “Home-land”, Unique Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta
“Projects”, The Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta
“New Paintings”, Wallack Galleries, Ottawa, Ontario
1993 West End Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, Alberta
1992 “Bull in a China Shop”, Unique Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta
“Antarctica”, Heritage Gallery, Whitehorse, Yukon
2nd Street Theatre, Grande Prairie, Alberta
1991 “Disturbing the Peace, Antarctica and other recent works”, Dawson Creek Art Gallery, Dawson Creek, British Columbia
“Antarctica; A Prairie Painter’s Impression”, 2nd Floor, Manulife Place, Edmonton, AB
1990 “Disturbing the Peace”, The Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 "Beyond Street Lit Roads", Platform Stockholm, group exhibition with Sarah Anne Johnson & Colin Lyons
2013 "Ecotone", Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
2013 "Picturing the Canadian Pacific Railway", Whyte Museum, Banff, Alberta
2012 "Ecotones", Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Group Exhibition
2011 "State of Nature: Works from the collection of the Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
2008 "Spectre" with David Janzen, Peter Robertson Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
2008 "Fireline", collaborative work with Sarah Alford for Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
2007 “Crossing Boundaries”, University of Regina, Regina, SK
“Responding to Nature”, The Tree Museum, curated by David Liss, Muskoka
2006 “Ice Follies”, WKP Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, Ontario
“Within a Budding Grove”, Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2005 “There and Gone”, Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta
“25 yesrs, 25 artists, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
“The River”, with Mario Reis, Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
“Beauty Supply”, Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
“There and Gone”, Galleria Klimy, Warsaw, Poland
2004 “Elemental Inspiration”, Whyte Museum of Canadian Rockies, Banff,
April 10 – October 11
“Grounded: Artists Interpreting the Land”, Prairie Art Gallery, June 24-July 18
2002 Toronto International Art Fair, October 2002, Toronto, Ontario
“Reverence”, The Hamilton Art Gallery, July 2002, Hamilton, Ontario
“Ephemeride”, Maison des Gouverneurs, Installation and group exhibition with Bob Verscheuren, Alan Sonfist, Chris Varady-Szabo, Sonia Robertson, July 2002, Sorel, Quebec
“Step by Step”, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, BC
2001 “River City”, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Lyndal Osborne, Yolanda Gutiérrez,
Marlene Creates, Edmonton, Alberta
“Open Ears”, A Festival of Sound Installation, The Forsyth Factory, Kitchener, ON
Trepanier Baer, Calgary, Alberta
2000 “Vernissage”, Trépanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
“Hydrogen Song”, two person show with John Scott, Kitchener Waterloo Art
Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario
“Zone 6B: Art in the Environment”, Hamilton Art Gallery, Burlington Art Centre, McMaster University Gallery, Hamilton Artists Inc., Aganetha Dyck, Fastwürms, Mike MacDonald, Reinhard Reitzenstein, Marlene Creates, Hamilton, Ontario
“Deadly Silence”, FAB Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
Exhibition and workshop, Akaroa Gallery, Akaroa, New Zealand
“A Walk in the Woods”, Burlington Art Centre, Kai Chan, Spring Hurlbut,
David Meritt, Reinhard Reitzenstein, Burlington, Ontario
1999 “Elemental Action”, The Muttart Public Art Gallery , Calgary, Alberta
“The Alberta Foundation for the Arts: Selections from the Collection”,
Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta
1998 Group Exhibition, The Mendel, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
“Coyotes: Caught in the Headlights”, The Works, Edmonton, Alberta
1997 “Coyotes: Making Tracks”, Profiles Art Gallery, St. Albert, Alberta
“New Acquisitions”, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1996 “Site Markers”, Latitude 53, Edmonton, Alberta
“Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art”, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, The Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
“Kaleidoscope”, McDougall Centre, AFA, Calgary, Alberta
“A Perspective on Drawing”, The Triangle, Calgary, Alberta
“A Natural Fixation”, The Works, Edmonton Centennial Library, Edmonton, Alberta
1995 “Saveurs, Delices Et Arts” Lycee Xavier Bernard, Poitiers, France
“The Other Alberta Sculpture”, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
1994 “Grand Opening”, Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, Alberta
“Reframing the Landscape”, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, AB
“Artwalk ‘94”, Nova Corporation, Calgary, Alberta
2 person exhibition with Glenn Veeman, Assiniboia Bessborough Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
“Northern Exposure”, Grant McEwen Community College, Edmonton, Alberta
1993 “5th Anniversary Show”, Harcourt House, Edmonton, Alberta
Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie, Alberta
1992 “New Faces”, Buschlen Mowatt Fine Arts, Vancouver, British Columbia
Harcourt House, Edmonton, Alberta
1991 West End Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
“Beautiful British Columbia”, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Artwalk, Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, Alberta
“Marks of Distinction”, Alberta Art Foundation, Beaver House, Edmonton, AB
Triangle Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
“Coyotes”, Edmonton, Alberta
1990 Fairview College, 2 person show with Jim Stokes, Fairview, Alberta
Prairie Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta
1989 “Turbulent Terrain”, travelling show, Bowman Arts Centre, Lethbridge, Alberta
Medicine Hat Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta
“Yukon Expressions”, Dawson City, Yukon
“Objects and Images”, British Columbia Festival of the Arts, Chilliwack, BC
1988 “Yukon Expressions”, Dawson City, Yukon
“Points of View”, Whitehorse, Yukon
People and Places”, 2 person show with Gordon Perrett, Prairie Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta
1987 Juried Exhibition, Prairie Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta
“Autumn Harvest of the Arts:, Fairview Fine Arts Centre, Fairview, Alberta
“Objects and Images”, British Columbia Festival of the Arts, Duncan, BC
1986 Juried Exhibition, Prairie Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta
1981 “Student Show”, Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta
1980 Juried Exhibition, Prairie Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta
1979 “Student Show”, Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta

Lectures and Symposiums

2013 Public Lecture, York University
2013 Public Lecture, Architecture Department, Dalhousie University
2013 Public Lecture, Intermedia Department, NSCAD, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2013 Public Lecture, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
2013 Art Now, University of Lethbridge, Alberta
2013 Architecture and Design Now, University of Lethbridge, Alberta
2013 Public Lecture, Red Deer College, Red Deer, Alberta
2012 Beyond the Brush, Leighton Arts Centre with Catherine Crowston, Jeffrey
Spalding and Wayne Baerwald
2012 Panel Discussion, CIHR Café Scientifique, HealthArt, Creativity/Healthy
communities Two Rivers Art Gallery, Prince George, BC
Public Artist Lecture, Economy, Nova Scotia
2012 Artist Lecture, Two Rivers Art Gallery, Prince George, BC
2012 Artist Lecture, UBC Okanagan, Kelowna, BC
2011 Centro Municipal de Artes, Mazatlan, Mexico
Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta
Island Mountain Arts, Toni Onley Artist Project, Speaker, Wells, BC
2010 University of Alberta, “Oil and the Arts”, Speaker series
City of Calgary Water Centre, “Passages”, Celebration of Bow River Project
2009 Whyte Museum, Banff, Alberta
Panel Discussion with Ed Burtynsky and Michael Cameron, Whyte Museum, Banff, AB
Two Rivers Art Gallery, Prince George, BC
2008 Emily Carr Institure of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC
Center for the Arts, Jackson, Wyoming
Gallery Lambton, Sarnia, Ontario
Island Mountain Arts, Wells, BC
2007 Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, Alberta
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan
University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2006 Artist Lecture, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Artist Lecture, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, Manitoba
Artist Lecture, York University, Toronto, Ontario
Artist Lecture, Victoria School, Edmonton, Alberta
Artist Lecture, Brandon School Division, Brandon, Manitoba
2005 Artist Lecture, Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta
Artist Lecture, Two Rivers Art Gallery, Prince George, BC
Artist Lecture, Odd Gallery, Dawson City, Yukon
Artist Lecture, Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta
Artist Lecture, Canadian Society of Education through Art Conference, Edmonton
2004 Artist Lecture, Gallery Connexion, Fredericton, New Brunswick
Artist Lecture, Whyte Museum of Canadian Rockies, Banff, Ab
Artist Lecture, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
2003 Artist Lecture, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta
Artist Lecture, Leighton Centre, Calgary, Alberta
2002 Keynote Speaker, CARFAC SASK Annual Symposium, Regina, Saskatchewan
Artist Lecture, Toronto School of Art, Toronto, Ontario
Artist Lecture, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana
Panel Discussion, The Works, Edmonton, Alberta
Artist Lecture, The Carving Studio, Rutland, Vermont
Artist Lecture, Maison des Gouverneurs, Sorel, Quebec
Artist Lecture, Klondike Institute for the Arts, Dawson City, Yukon,
Artist Lecture, Anvil Range Arts Society, Faro, Yukon,
Artist Lecture, Queen Charlotte City Museum, Queen Charlottes,
Artist Lecture,Two Rivers Art Gallery, Prince George, BC
Artist Lecture, Brock University, St. Catherines, Ontario
Artist Lecture, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario
Artist Lecture, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan
Artist Lecture, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
2001 Artist Lecture, Keyano College, Fort MacMurray, Alberta
Artist Lecture, University of Saskatchewan, Kenderdine Campus, Emma Lake
Artist Lecture, Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John’s, NF
Artist Lecture, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Cornerbrook, NF
Artist Lecture, Nova Scotia School of Art and Design, Department of Architecture Halifax, Nova Scotia
Artist Lecture, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick
Artist Lecture, CEGEP, Joliette, Québec
2000 Artist Lecture, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario
Artist Lecture, Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario
Artist Lecture, Bankers Hall, Artweek, Calgary, Alberta
Artist Lecture, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta
Artist Lecture, International Artists Workshop, Akaroa, New Zealand
Artist Lecture, University of Maine, Bangor, Maine
Artist Lecture, Rosemont Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
Artist Lecture, The Carving Studio, Rutland, Vermont
Artist Lecture, McMaster University Art Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario
Artist Lecture, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
Artist Lecture, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
1999 Artist Lecture, White Mountain Academy, Elliot Lake, Ontario
Artist Lecture, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario
Artist Lecture, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta
Artist Lecture, Red Deer University, Red Deer, Alberta
Artist Lecture, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta
1998 Artist Lecture, Universite a Chicoutimi, Alma, Quebec
Artist Lecture, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Artist Lecture, Nova Scotia School of Art & Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Slide Lecture, The Mendel, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Public Lecture, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia
1997 Slide Lecture, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
Slide Lecture, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta
Artist Lecture, Stride Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
Slide Lecture, Artwalk 97, Banke Building, Calgary, Alberta
Slide Lecture, Medicine Hat Community College, Medicine Hat, Alberta
1996 Slide Lecture, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, British Columbia
Slide Lecture, Kwantlen College, Richmond, British Columbia
Public Lecture, The Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta
Slide Lecture, Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie, Alberta
1995 Public Lecture, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta
Slide Lecture, The Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta
Slide Lecture, University of California, Berkeley, California
Invited Artist, “Rewriting the Pacific: Cultures, Frontiers, and the migration of Metaphors”, Pacific Bridges Project, University of California, Davis, California
Slide Lecture, Beaux Arts, Poitiers, France
Slide Lecture, Lycee Xavier Bernard, Poitiers, France
Slide Lecture, Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie, Alberta

Committee Participation 

2005 Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Jury
2000 Edmonton Airport Commission, Jury
1996 Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Jury
1995 Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Jury

Honours and Awards

2005 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Project Grant
2002 ACAD Alumni Award of Excellence
2000 Canada Council Established Artist Production/Creation Grant
Alberta Foundation for the Arts Project Grant
1999 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Project Grant
1998 Canada Council Travel Grant
1997 Canada Council Travel Grant
1995 Leighton Colony Scholarship
Canada Council Travel Grant
Louise McKinney Award
Gertrude & Ernest E. Poole Scholarship Endowment

Commissions

2010 Prince George Regional Art Gallery Association, commission to create a 20-foot bronze sculpture called Balance that will be a meditation on the pine beetle epidemic
2002 The Watchers - Full Circle, Sand Cast in Iron, Olympia and York, Toronto, Ontario, September 2002
2001 Constellation III, Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie, AB
2000 “Duration”, Site specific sculpture, The City of Calgary Waterworks Division,
Calgary, Alberta
1998 Site specific sculpture, The Ritzi Foundation, Trossingen, Germany
1997 Site specific sculpture, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario
Shortlisted, City of Richmond Public Art Project, Richmond, British Columbia
Site specific sculpture, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta
1996 Site specific sculpture, “Rur’art”, Lycee Xavier Bernard, Poitier, France

Teaching Experience

2005 Drawing Class, Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta
2002 Artist in Residence, University of Montana, October 2002, Missoula, Montana
2000 Leader, International Artists Workshop, Akaroa, New Zealand
Artist in residence, University of Maine, Bangor, Maine
1999 Visiting Artist, White Mountain Academy, Elliot Lake, Ontario
1997 Architectural Charrette, University of Calgary, Department of Architecture, leader with Gavin Renwick, Glasgow, Scotland, and Graham Livesay, U of Calgary
1996 - 1997 2 Year mentorship, Vermont College of Norwich University, Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts program, Elizabeth Dove - student
1995 Prairie North Artist Workshop, Leader, Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie,Alberta
1992 - 1993 Four Art’s Sake, Kenderdine Campus, Emma Lake, Saskatchewan

Residencies and Workshops

2014 Banff Centre Thematic Residency
2012 Mentor, White Rabbit Creative Residency, with Kay Burns, Upper Economy, Nova Scotia
2012 Mentor, Toni Onley Artists Project, with Sarah Ann Johnson, Wells, BC
2008 Tony Onley Artist Project, leader with David Alexander, Wells BC
2007 Prairie North Creative workshop, Harold Klunder, Laura Vickerson, Grande
Prairie
2002 Artist Residency, The Carving Studio, Rutland, Vermont, July
2001 One week residency, Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta
Two week residency, Emma Lake Artist-in-Residence, Kenderdine Campus,
Emma Lake, Saskatchewan
2000 Two week residency, Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie, Alberta
Two week installation residency, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
1998 Two month residency, Hohenkarpfen, Ritzi Foundation, Germany
1996 New Works Residency, “Drawing on Air”, August - September 1996, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta
1995 Thematic Residency, “Telling Stories, Telling Tales”, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, September 25 - December 1, 1995
Lycee Xavier Bernard, Poitiers, France, June
Leighton Studio Residency,Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, March 15 - April 15
1994 Two month studio residency, Paris, France
Prairie North Artist Workshop, Les Graff, Ed Aoki, David More, Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie, Alberta
Leighton Studio Residency, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, March 4 -
April 16
1993 Prairie North Artist Workshop, Greg Hardy, Doug Haynes & Bob Christie
Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie, Alberta
Emma Lake Artists Workshop, Emma Lake, Saskatchewan, Lynn Donoghue, Lee Tribe and Medrie Macphee
Columbia Icefield Expedition, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta
Takahkinahkwa Artist Camp, Fort Vermilion, Alberta, Western Canadian Wilderness Committee
1992 Emma Lake Artists Workshop, Emma Lake, Saskatchewan, Kenneth Noland and John Gibbons, Leaders

Bibliography – Catalogues 

2009 Lisa Daniels, "Crude", Gallery Lambton, Sarnia, ON
2007 David Liss, Responding to Nature, The Tree Museum, Muskoka, ON
2007 Liz Wylie, Nexus, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, BC
2007 John Bentley Mays, “Sightings”, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, ON
2006 George Moppet, “Blind Faith”, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
2005 Bozenna Wizniewska, “There and Gone/Istnienie Ulotne”, Nickle Arts, Calgary
Corinne Corry, “RAG 25-25”, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond , BC
George Harris, “Requiem”, Two Rivers Art Gallery, Prince George, BC
2004 Katherine Ylitalo, “mecca”, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, ACAD, Calgary, Ab
John K. Grande, “Art Nature Dialogues”, State University of New York Press
2001 Clint Roenisch, “Hydrogen Song, John Scott, Peter von Tiesenhausen”, Exhibition Catalogue, Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario
David Garneau, “Deluge”, Exhibition Catalogue, The Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
1998 “Auktion mit Kunst der Gegenwart zur Förderung junger Künstler”, Kunststiftung Erich Hauser , Auction Catalogue, Rottweil, Baden-Wurtemburg, Germany
“Art with Heart”, Casey House Foundation, Auction Catalogue, Toronto, ON
Clint Roenisch, “Lebensläufe”, The Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, BC
“Peter von Tiesenhausen”, Hofgut Hohenkarpfen, Trossingen, Germany
1997 M.. J. Thompson, “Forest Figures”, The Stride Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1996 Jetske Sybesma, “Site markers - 3 contemporary Alberta artists”, Latitude 53 Gallery
Cathy Mastin and Bruce Grenville, “Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art 1996”, Edmonton Art Gallery and the Glenbow Museum
Michael Bell, “The Other Alberta Sculpture”, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
1995 Monique Stupar, “Saveurs, Delices et Arts, un parcours des sens”, Espace d’Art
Contemporain, Lycee Agricole Xavier Bernard, Poitiers, France
1994 John K. Grande, “Balance: Art and Nature”, University of Toronto Press, 1994
1990 Chris Carson, “Disturbing the Peace”, Prairie Gallery, 1990
1989 Elizabeth Ginn, “Turbulent Terrain”, Prairie Gallery, 1989

Bibliography – Newspaper Articles and Reviews

2008 Katy Niner, “Art Shift”, Jackson Hole News and Guide, September 17, 2008
2007 Michael Kuchma, “Peter von Tiesenhausen at Clint Roenisch” Canadian Art
Magazine, Fall 2007
Gary Michael Dault, “Peter von Tiesenhausen at Clint Roenisch”, The Globe and Mail, March 31, 2007
2006 Gordon Jaremko, “Opposition to drilling elevated to an art form”, Edmonton Journal. February 27, 2006
Gilbert Bouchard, “I’m still telling myths about the land”, Edmonton Journal, February 17, 2006
2005 Diana Rinne, “Von Tiesenhausen spells out his truth with new show”, Encore, Grande Prairie Herald Tribune, May 20, 2005
Alwynne Gwilt, “Requiem presents an ode to nature”, The Prince George Citizen, July 20, 2005
Josh Hammerstedt, “Site specific art exhibit at Two Rivers Gallery”, Prince George This Week, July 27, 2005
2004 John Bentley Mays, Rewind,Canadian Art Magazine, Summer, 2004
Gary Michael Dault, “Peter von Tiesenhausen at Clint Roenisch”,Globe and Mail, March 6, 2004
Amy Jo Ehman, “Artist finds faith in medium”, Star Phoenix, July 14, 2004
Karen Ruet, “Noted Canadian art star brings his talent, tools to Fredericton”,
Telegraph Journal, October 14, 2004
Curtis Gillespie, “The Fight”, Toro, Spring 2004, Volume 2, Issue 3
Joe Obad, “The Power of Place”, Galleries West, Summer 2004
Jody Farrell, “LandMarks: of Vessels, Taoists and Time”, Art of the Peace , Fall
2003 Nancy Tousley, “Wood, Ritual, Fire”, The Calgary Herald, February 15, 2003
Joe Obad, “Powerful meditations on the land”, FFWD, Vol.8, No. 11, Feb 20- 26/0
2002 Joe Obad, “Art, Land and Oil”, FFWD, December 19, 2002
Jill Mahoney, “Can a piece of land also be a work of art?”, The Globe and Mail,
December 09. 2002
Gary Michael Dault, “Wresting powerful poetry from the land”, The Globe and Mail, October 5, 2002
Gary Michael Dault, “These doors of reverence are truly eye-opening”,The Globe and Mail, July 27, 2002
Randy Adams, “Standing on Guard”, Canadian Geographic, July/August 2002 Associated Press, “Art hits the road”, The Edmonton Sun, June 15, 2002
Lynn Lau, “Watchers head out”, News/North NWT, April 1, 2002
Diana Rinne, “An Artistic Odyssey”, Grande Prairie Herald Tribune,
February 22, 2002
Monique Westra, “Public Art: an essential component of the streetscapes, plaza and parks of all great cities”, Alberta Views, Jan/Feb 2002
Michele Moreau, “Charred figures make incredible journey”, The Yukon News, March 25, 2002
2001 Sheila Robertson, “Familiar forest rich in artist’s materials”, Star Phoenix, Weekend Extra, August 11, 2001
Maureen Fenniak, “No Trouble in River City”, Vue Weekly, Visual Arts ReVue,
July 12 - 18
Gilbert Bouchard, “River City goes with the Flow”, The Edmonton Journal, July 20
David Liss, Canadian Art, Summer 2001
Ryan Cleary, “The Journey of the Watchers”, The Telegram, The Edmonton Journal, June 26, 2001
Mary Smyth & Fred Hollinshurst, “An Open Air Art Gallery”, The Telegram, St. John’s, Newfoundland, May 12, 2001
Donna White, “Inspired by Nature”, Legacy Magazine, Summer 2001
2000 John Bentley Mays, “Two artists rage against the machines”, National Post,
December 19, 2000
Robert Reid, “Show teams two artists”, The Record, Kitchener, Ont., Nov. 18/2000
David Garneau, “Peter von Tiesenhausen: Deluge”, Vie des Arts, No. 180, Automne, 2000
Bill Kaufman, “Everybody’s a Critic”, The Calgary Sun, October 2, 2000
Kunst Termine, September 2000
Mary-Beth Laviolette, “Sailing for the Duration”, The Calgary Herald,
October 28, 2000
Diana Rinne, “Return to the Land”, Encore, Grande Prairie Herald Tribune,
September 8, 2000
Thomas Hirschmann, “Plaid Trees in Canada’s north”, Weekend Post, Aug.19, 2000
Andrea Raymond, “Artist grows into new medium”, The Mirror, August, 2000 Gary Michael Dault, “Round and round we go, up and down we go”, The Globe and Mail, July 29, 2000
Andreas Schön, “Kunst und Natur wachsen gemeinsam”, Wochenend-Journal,
Schwarzwälder Bote, July 15, 2000
Dennis Smith, “Artworks popping up around town”, Burlington Post, July 5, 2000
Peter O’Brien, “Rothenberg: A vital force”, Globe and Mail, July 11, 2000
Sherri Telenko, “The great art scavenger hunt”, The Hamilton Spectator, Jul.5/02
Gilbert Bouchard, “The Works draws art from upheaval”, See Magazine, June 29, 2000
Elaine Hujer, “Walk In the Wood and give a tree a hug”, Hamilton Spectator,
May 5, 2000
1999 Sheila Robertson, “Forest Figures”, Western People, August 19. 1999
1998 Book Review, “Peter von Tiesenhausen: Lebenslaüfe”, Artichoke, Fall/Winter 1998 Volume 10, Number 3, 10th Anniversary Issue
“Un artiste albertain expose à la galerie Langage Plus”, Progres-Dimanche,
le 4 Octobre, 1998
“Premier invité: Peter von Tiesenhausen Langage Plus fête ses 20 ans avec une
programmation variée”, Progres- Dimanche, le 20 Septembre, 1998
“Geraüsche wie aus dem Innern der Erde”, Schwäbische Zeitung, October 12, 1998
“Die Familie wird grösser”, Spaichinger Zeitung, October 12, 1998
Jean Russell, “Simply Natural”, Kelowna Capital News, February 20, 1998
Paula Gustafson, “Peter von Tiesenhausen’s Lebenslaufe”, World Sculpture News, Spring 1998
Sheila Robertson, “Collective works stretch definition of landscape”, The Star Phoenix, May 16, 1998
Fritz Schray, “Keltischen Brauch auflodern lassen”, Schwäbische Zeitung, 23 June 1998
David Garneau, “Coaxing Nature”, Border Crossings, July 1998
Bodo Schneckenburger, “Die Natur als Quelle und Gegenstand des Bewusstseins”, Schwarzwälde Bote, 28 July 1998
David Garneau, “Foothills and Vallies”, Vie des Arts, Summer Issue, 1998
Heather Elton, “Mother Nature, Artist”, Equinox, September 1998, Special Commemorative Issue
1997 Deirdre Hanna, “von Tiesenhausen comes by it naturally”, Now, July 3 - July 9, 1997
John Bentley Mays, “Artworks travel to Heart’s Homeland”, The Globe and Mail, July 17, 1997
Helen Gagnier, “Exhibit takes art to new height”, The Barrie Advance, July 18, 1997
Joan Richardson, “Rigours of collection, Rituals of seeing”, Border Crossings, Winter
Shannon Oatway, “Sculptures by fire”, The Calgary Herald, September 3, 1997
1996 Myrna Kostash, “Taking a stand in timber country”, Canadian Geographic, September/October issue
Site Specific, “Maelstrom”, Photo, Artichoke Magazine, Summer 1996
John Bentley Mays, “Keeping up with the Albertans”, Globe and Mail, June 25, 1996
Robin Laurence, “Peter von Tiesenhausen’s field of dreams”, Canadian Art Magazine, Summer 1996, Volume 13, Number 2
Paula Gustafson, “All Organic Ingredients Unlock von Tiesenhausen’s Art”, The
Georgia Straight, February 15 - 22, 1996
Michael Scott, “Inside look at art as big as all outdoors”, The Vancouver Sun,
Vancouver, British Columbia, February 6, 1996
Paula Gustafson, “Maelstrom and River Styx”, Espace Sculpture, Fall 1996, No. 37
Cate Rimmer, “The visual and the visceral”, Fast Forward, November 21, 1996
1995 “Von Tiesenhausen has forests all wrapped up”, Bow Valley This Week, Crag and Canyon, Banff, Alberta, September 19, 1995
“Rur’art a Venours, Un Artiste Canadien au Lycee Agricole”. Centre Presse, France, June 16, 1995
Odile Moniot, “Peter fait corps avec la terre”, La Nouvelle Republicque, France,
June 14, 1995
Alan King, “Alberta Sculptors come in from cultural cold”, Ottawa Citizen, March 13
1994 John Bentley Mays, “Grounded in the Land”, Globe and Mail, May 28, 1994
Sheila Robertson, “Emma experience evident in show”, The Star Phoenix, April 23
1993 John Bentley Mays, “Mapping the Spectrum: From Experimental to Conservative”, Globe and Mail, October 9, 1993
Ron Chalmers, “Bold rugged landscapes putting Demmitt on the map”, Edmonton Journal, October 1, 1993
Monica Andreef, “Columbia Icefield expedition on historic theme in Banff art scene”, Bow Valley This Week, August 3, 1993
Jeff Adams, “Whyte sponsors art trek”, Calgary Herald, Banff Bureau, July 30, 1993
Nora Abercrombie, “For Alberta’s Benefit”, Art’s Bridge, Volume 1, No. 2, February
1992 Paula Bowering, “A family painting it’s dream”, The Herald Tribune, Grande Prairie, Alberta, November 6, 1992
Sara Darling, “Antarctic experience inspires artist”, Yukon News, September 25, 1992
1991 John Bentley Mays, “Busy, busy busy”, The Globe and Mail, May 18 1991
1990 Ron Chalmers, “Fragile Antarctica deserves to be left alone, Alberta artist says”,
Edmonton Journal, December 7, 1990
Chris Carson, “Concern for the environment”, Herald Tribune, August 5, 1990
Nicole Couillard, “Peace Country art achieving deserved notice on ‘outside’”.
Herald Tribune, May 9, 1990
Les Graff, “Artists Studios”, Visual Arts Newsletter, Volume 11, No. 2, Issue 54, May
Stephen Fletcher, “Artistic Awe in the Antarctic”, Herald Tribune, Grande Prairie, Alberta, January 26, 1990
1988 Marina Gingrich, “The promise of GP Art”, Herald Tribune, March 11, 1988

Documentaries

2006 “Peter von Tiesenhausen”, Landscape as Muse, produced by 291 Film Company for Bravo, SCN
2001 “Peter von Tiesenhausen”, Down to Earth, 23 minute documentary produced for Vision TV and Bravo
2000 “Elemental”, CBC Thursdays, 53 minute documentary originally produced by
Adrienne Clarkson Presents, aired Thursday, October 5, 2000, and again, Sunday,
October 29, 2000, Sunday Encore
Subsequent screenings of Elemental 1999
“Musee D’Art Contemporain, Montreal, Quebec, Festival des Films sur L’art,
March 10, 1999
“Hot Docs”, a festival of documentary films,Toronto, Ontario
“Columbus Film and Television Festival”, award for best film on visual arts,
Columbus, Ohio
Maison de la culture Cote-des-Neiges, Montreal, Quebec

Interviews

2009 Janet Dirks, CTV News, Vancouver, June 20, 2008
2006 CTV News, Ice Follies, North Bay
2005 Paul Tukker, CBC Radio, July 2005, Dawson City, Yukon
2002 David White, CBC Radio, March and April 2002
Adrienne Lamb, CBC Radio, December 09, 2002
2001 Mark Quinn, CBC Radio , April 2001
Carmen Klassen, Mainstreet, CBC Radio, March 23, 2001
Angela Antle, CBC Radio, March 31, 2001
Suzanne Woolridge, Arts Report, CBC Radio, April 7, 2001
1999 David Grierson, North by Northwest, CBC Radio, February 13, 1999
1996 Vicki Gabereau, CBC Radio, Vancouver, February 1, 1996
1995 Janet Dirks, Sunday Arts, CBC Radio, Calgary, September 3, 1995

Collections

Alberta Foundation for the Arts
Banff Centre for the Arts
British Antarctic Survey
Carleton University Art Gallery
City of Calgary, Waterworks Division
County of Grande Prairie
Edmonton City Hall
Edmonton Art Gallery
Fairview College Collection
Grande Prairie Regional College
Grant McEwan Community College
Kelowna Art Gallery
Lycée Xavier Bernard
MacLaren Art Centre
Misericordia Hospital
Osler, Hoskins and Harcourt
Pelly International Ltd.
Prairie Gallery Permanent Collection
QE II Hospital Permanent Collection
Richmond Art Gallery
Ritzi Foundation
Royal Trust
Tom Thompson Art Gallery
Toronto Dominion Bank
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

Private collections in Canada, United States, and Europe